US initial jobless claims 231K vs 225K estimate

Author: Greg Michalowski | Category: News

Continuing claims 1631K vs 1690K estimate

US jobless claims moved up to 231K in the current week. This was lower than the 235k last week (was 234K). 
  • The continuing claims came in at 1631K. That was  lower than the 1705K (revised from 1710K) last week.
  • the four-week moving average for claims moved to 228K a gain of 4,250 in the current week
  • The largest increases in initial claims for the week ending November 24 were in Pennsylvania (+3,544), Wisconsin (+2,119), Massachusetts (+1,224), Kentucky (+1,181), and Oklahoma (+1,026),
  • The largest decreases were in Texas (-5,480), California (-4,245), Florida (-2,081), Illinois (-2,021), and Georgia (-1,679). 

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